2 more circumstances identified in the northern Thailand Covid-19 mini outbreak

2 extra people have been confirmed as infected with Covid-19 in the present mini-outbreak in Northern Thailand. In this case both women had crossed the Thai/Myanmar border and labored at the similar bar in Myanmar as the unique affected person, feared to be a possible super-spreader. The 29 year previous is now being handled at a hospital in Chiang Mai.
Chiang Rai public health officials report that the women, aged 23 and 26, illegally crossed the Burmese border at Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai, from Tachileik, a border town on the Burmese aspect of the border, last Thursday evening.
All 3 went to work in Tachileik final month, however returned to Thailand after Burmese health authorities imposed a curfew from midnight to 4am. There has been between 1,300 and 1,seven-hundred circumstances introduced every day over the previous week in Myanmar.

Thai public well being officers say the brand new instances in Chiang Rai didn’t go to different public places, but stayed in a neighborhood hotel and ordered in meals on delivery apps.
“We are less worried in regards to the scenario in Chiang Rai because they did not exit,” he stated.
One of Patient Zero’s friends, the 26 year old, decided to get tested on Saturday after the news of her friend’s constructive check end result. Authorities then ordered her 23 yr outdated friend to have a take a look at as nicely. Both tested constructive to Covid-19. Another 4 people have since been identified as “high risk” and are all being examined today. When added to the meals supply and lodge employees, the amount of individuals thought-about “at risk” could probably be up to 30.
Meanwhile, Unconventional is reporting that 2 of the ladies have been arrested in Mae Sai and one other 2 had been arrested on a bus headed to Pattaya, via Bangkok.
Billion say they’ll ramp up the border patrols however count on to see more infections coming from the unique case in the next few days. Thailand’s border with Myanmar is greater than 2,000 kilometres lengthy, largely inaccessible mountainous or forest terrain.
SOURCE: Bangkok Post

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